Allen Ginsberg ‎– Holy Soul Jelly Roll: Poems And Songs 1949-1993

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Vol. 1: Moloch!
1-1 Walking At Night In Key West
Words By, Vocals, Adapted By, Arranged By [Traditional Music Adapted And Arranged By] – Allen Ginsberg
0:46
1-2 A Mad Gleam
Words By, Voice – Allen Ginsberg
0:34
1-3 The Green Automobile
Words By, Voice – Allen Ginsberg
10:50
1-4 A Supermarket In California
Voice [Introduction] – Kenneth RexrothWords By, Voice – Allen Ginsberg
2:40
1-5 Howl (For Carl Solomon)
Words By, Voice – Allen Ginsberg
30:14
1-6 Footnote To Howl
Words By, Voice – Allen Ginsberg
3:34
1-7 America
Words By, Voice – Allen Ginsberg
8:32
1-8 Sunflower Sutra
Words By, Voice – Allen Ginsberg
6:14
1-9 Green Valentine Blues
Words By, Vocals – Allen Ginsberg
3:14
1-10 Death To Van Gogh's Ear
Voice [Additional Commentary] – Gregory Corso, Peter OrlovskyWords By, Voice – Allen Ginsberg
10:10
Vol. 2: Caw! Caw!
2-1 Kaddish (For Naomi Ginsberg 1894-1956)
Words By, Voice – Allen Ginsberg
63:24
2-2 To Aunt Rose
Bass – Steve SwallowCello – Garo YellinClarinet – Ralph CarneyExecutive-Producer – Michael MinzerGuitar, Music By, Arranged By – Marc RibotProducer – Hal WillnerWords By, Voice – Allen Ginsberg
3:31
2-3 Kral Majales (King Of May)
Words By, Voice – Allen Ginsberg
4:53
2-4 Guru
Acoustic Guitar – Marc RibotClarinet – Ralph CarneyElectric Guitar – Bill FrisellExecutive-Producer – Michael MinzerGuitar – Mark BinghamMusic By, Arranged By – Steve SwallowProducer – Hal WillnerWords By, Voice – Allen Ginsberg
3:30
Vol. 3: Ah!
3-1 Wales Visitation
Mixed By – Bob Fisher, Hal WillnerProducer – Robert R. MarinoWords By, Voice, Backing Vocals, Harmonium – Allen Ginsberg
6:48
3-2 The End
Cymbal [Cymbals] – Michael BlairElectric Guitar – Bill FrisellExecutive-Producer – Michael MinzerMusic By, Acoustic Guitar – Marc RibotProducer – Hal WillnerWords By, Voice – Allen Ginsberg
2:04
3-3 I Am A Victim Of Telephone
Words By, Voice – Allen Ginsberg
1:30
3-4 The Echoing Green
Bass – Herman WrightLyrics By – William BlakeMusic By, Vocals, Finger Cymbals – Allen GinsbergPiano – Bob DoroughProducer – Barry Miles
1:22
3-5 The Lamb
Flute – Janet ZeitzGuitar – Cyril CasterLyrics By – William BlakeMusic By, Vocals – Allen GinsbergOrgan – Bob DoroughProducer – Barry MilesVocals – Peter Orlovsky
1:10
3-6 (A) Little Boy Lost, (B) Little Boy Found
Bass – Herman WrightFlute [On "Little Boy Found"] – Janet ZeitzLyrics By – William BlakeMusic By, Vocals, Piano [2Nd Piano On "Little Boy Lost"] – Allen GinsbergPiano – Bob DoroughProducer – Barry Miles
1:06
3-7 Laughing Song
Bells [Sleigh Bells], Percussion [Beaded Gourd], Trumpet [Pocket Trumpet], Chorus – Don CherryChorus – Matt Hoffman (3), Michael AldrichFlute [Amp Flute], Chorus – Janet ZeitzHarpsichord, Chorus – Bob DoroughLyrics By – William BlakeMusic By, Vocals, Chorus – Allen GinsbergProducer – Barry MilesTrumpet, French Horn, Chorus – Cyril Caster
1:24
3-8 The Sick Rose
Guitar – Jon SholleLyrics By – William BlakeMusic By, Vocals – Allen GinsbergOrgan – Bob DoroughProducer – Barry Miles
1:35
3-9 Nurse's Song (Experience)
Bass – Herman WrightGuitar – Jon SholleLyrics By – William BlakeMusic By, Vocals – Allen GinsbergProducer – Barry MilesVocals – Peter Orlovsky
2:07
3-10 City Midnight Junk Strains (For Frank O'Hara)
Words By, Voice – Allen Ginsberg
4:42
3-11 A Cradle Song
Cello – Arthur RussellFlute – Jon Meyer (2)Lyrics By – William BlakeMusic By, Vocals, Finger Cymbals, Harmonium – Allen GinsbergProducer – Barry MilesViolin – Peter Hornbeck
4:56
3-12 Infant Joy
Cello – Arthur RussellGuitar – Jon SholleLyrics By – William BlakeMusic By, Vocals, Finger Cymbals – Allen GinsbergProducer – Barry MilesViola – Peter Hornbeck
2:16
3-13 The Fly
Cello – Arthur RussellFlute – Jon Meyer (2)Guitar – Jon SholleLyrics By – William BlakeMusic By, Vocals, Finger Cymbals, Harmonium – Allen GinsbergProducer – Barry MilesViolin – Peter Hornbeck
0:48
3-14 Voice Of The Bard
Cello – Arthur RussellLyrics By – William BlakeMusic By, Vocals, Harmonium – Allen GinsbergProducer – Barry Miles
1:10
3-15 School Boy
Cello – Arthur RussellFlute – Jon Meyer (2)Lyrics By – William BlakeMandolin – Alan SenaukeMusic By, Vocals, Finger Cymbals, Harmonium, Performer [Tibetan Thighbone Trumpet] – Allen GinsbergProducer – Barry Miles
3:44
3-16 A Dream
Cello – Arthur RussellClarinet – Perry RobinsonDrum, Bells, Toy – Maruga*French Horn, Recorder, Piano – David AmramGuitar – Happy Traum, Jon SholleGuitar, Vocals – Bob DylanLyrics By – William BlakeMusic By, Vocals, Finger Cymbals, Harmonium – Allen GinsbergProducer, Engineer – Jack DouglasRemix [Remixed By] – Hal Willner, John StrotherVocals – Anne Waldman, Peter Orlovsky
5:06
3-17 Who Be Kind To
Producer – Vincent R. TortoraWords By, Voice – Allen Ginsberg
7:10
3-18 First Party At Ken Kesey's With Hell's Angels
Producer – Vincent R. TortoraWords By, Voice – Allen Ginsberg
2:15
3-19 Pacific High Studio Mantras (Om Ah Hum Vajra Guru Padma Siddhi Hum) Old Tibetan Mantra Of Padmasambhava
Cello – Arthur RussellChorus – Reverend Adjari & Buddhist ChorusFlute – Jon MeyerGuitar – Jon SholleMandolin – Alan SenaukeProducer – Barry MilesViolin – Peter HornbeckVocals, Harmonium – Allen Ginsberg
5:22
3-20 Wichita Vortex Sutra Part 3
Music By, Producer – Philip GlassPiano – Alan JohnsonProducer – Kurt MunkacsiWords By, Voice – Allen Ginsberg
7:32
3-21 Nurse's Song (Innocence)
Guitar, Vocals – Steven Taylor (2)Lyrics By – William BlakeMusic By, Vocals, Harmonium – Allen GinsbergProducer – J.N. FleemanVocals – Gregory Corso, Peter Orlovsky
7:12
3-22 Pull My Daisy
Words By – Jack Kerouac, Neal CassadyWords By, Voice – Allen Ginsberg
1:38
Vol. 4: Ashes & Blues
4-1 Capitol Air
Bass – Paul SimononDrums – Topper HeadonFeaturing – The ClashGuitar – Joe Strummer, Mick JonesLyrics By, Music By, Vocals – Allen Ginsberg
5:40
4-2 Written In My Dreams By W.C. Williams
Banjo – Marc RibotBass – Steve SwallowClarinet – Ralph CarneyComposed By, Arranged By, Guitar – Bill FrisellExecutive-Producer – Michael MinzerProducer – Hal WillnerWords By, Voice – Allen Ginsberg
2:14
4-3 Cia Dope Calypso
Cello, Tambourine, Chorus – Arthur RussellGuitar, Bass, Banjo, Ukulele, Maracas, Drums, Arranged By, Chorus – Jon SholleLyrics By, Music By, Vocals, Harmonium, Finger Cymbals, Performer [Song Sticks], Chorus – Allen GinsbergMandolin, Bass Guitar, Steel Guitar [Pedal Steel Guitar], Violin, Chorus – David MansfieldProducer – John HammondRecorder, Congas, Chorus – Stephen Taylor (2)
3:30
4-4 Vomit Express
Banjo – Happy TraumClarinet – Perry RobinsonDrums – Maruga*French Horn, Recorder, Piano – David AmramGuitar – Jon SholleGuitar, Vocals – Bob DylanLyrics By, Music By, Vocals, Finger Cymbals, Producer – Allen GinsbergRemix [Remixed By] – Hal Willner, John StrotherVocals – Anne Waldman, Peter OrlovskyZither – Surya (4)
6:32
4-5 Please Master
Words By, Voice – Allen Ginsberg
4:44
4-6 The Little Fish Devours The Big Fish
Drums, Arranged By – Elvin JonesGuitar – Rudolph GreyLyrics By, Music By, Vocals, Harmonium – Allen GinsbergRemix [Remixed By] – Hal Willner, John Strother
5:46
4-7 Prayer Blues
Lyrics By, Music By, Vocals, Harmonium – Allen GinsbergProducer, Engineer – Harry Smith
5:56
4-8 Birdbrain
Chorus – Lannie GarrettFeaturing – The Gluons (2)Guitar [Additional Guitars], Chorus, Producer – Kenny Vaughn*Performer [Instruments], Music By, Chorus – Mark Frye, Ted WahlPerformer [Instruments], Music By, Producer – Mike ChapelleProducer – Bruce OdlinWords By, Voice – Allen Ginsberg
6:40
4-9 Gospel Noble Truths
Cello, Tambourine, Chorus – Arthur RussellGuitar, Bass, Banjo, Ukulele, Maracas, Drums, Arranged By, Chorus, Arranged By, Chorus – Jon SholleLyrics By, Music By, Vocals, Harmonium, Finger Cymbals, Performer [Song Sticks], Chorus – Allen GinsbergMandolin, Bass Guitar, Steel Guitar [Pedal Steel Guitar], Violin, Chorus – David MansfieldProducer – John HammondRecorder, Congas, Chorus – Steven Taylor (2)
5:28
4-10 Hum Bom
Lyrics By, Music By, Vocals – Allen GinsbergProducer – John Fisk
3:20
4-11 Airplane Blues
Bass – Bob DylanDrums – Arthur RosatoGuitar – Steven Taylor (2)Lyrics By, Music By, Vocals – Allen GinsbergPiano, Organ, Guitar [Dobro] – David MansfieldRemix [Remixed By] – Hal Willner, John Strother
4:26
4-12 On Neal's Ashes
Supervised By – Barry MilesWords By, Voice – Allen Ginsberg
0:44
4-13 September On Jessore Road
Double Bass [1971 Session] – Jon SholleFrench Horn [1971 Session] – David AmramGuitar, Arranged By [1983 Session (Opening & Closing)] – Steven Taylor (2)Lyrics By, Music By, Vocals, Harmonium, Producer [1971 Session, 1983 Session (Opening & Closing)] – Allen GinsbergPiano, Organ, Electric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar [1971 Session] – Bob DylanProducer [1983 Session (Opening & Closing)] – Benn W. Posset*Remix [Remixed By] – Eric Liljestrand, Hal WillnerStrings [1983 Session (Opening & Closing)] – Mondrian String Quartet*
10:34
4-14 Father Death Blues
Bass, Mandolin, Banjo, Electric Guitar, Performer [Harmonizer] – Jon SholleCello – Arthur RussellFrench Horn, Flute, Recorder, Piano, Hihat – David AmramLyrics By, Music By, Vocals – Allen GinsbergVoice, Electric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar – Steven Taylor (2)
3:42
4-15 Do The Meditation Rock
Guitar, Vocals – Steven Taylor (2)Lyrics By, Music By, Vocals – Allen GinsbergProducer – James Grauerholz, Krush (15)
4:02
4-16 After Lalon
Producer – John FiskWords By, Voice – Allen Ginsberg
3:20

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Credits

Notes

1-1 Written in Key West, Dec. 1953. Recorded at Neal Cassady's home, San Jose, summer 1954. Previously unreleased.

1-2 Written in New York City, Jan. 1949. Recorded at John Clellon Holmes's apartment, New York City, 1949. Previously unreleased.

1-3 Written in New York City, May 22-25, 1953. Recorded at Neal Cassady's home, San Jose, summer 1954. Previously unreleased.

1-4 Written in Berkeley, 1955. Recorded at Pacifica Studios, Berkley, Oct. 25, 1956. Previously unreleased.

1-5 Written in San Francisco, 1955-1956. Recorded at Town Hall Theater, Berkeley, Mar. 18, 1956. From the private collection of Allen Ginsberg & Harry Redl. Previously unreleased.

1-6 Written in Berkeley, 1956. Recorded at Lawrence Lipton's home, Los Angeles, Nov., 1956. Previously unreleased.

1-7 Written in Berkeley, Jan. 17, 1956. Recorded at Town Hall Theatre, Berkeley, Mar. 18, 1956. Previously unreleased.

1-8 Written in Berkeley, 1955. Recorded at Town Hall Theatre, Berkeley, Mar. 18, 1956. Previously unreleased.

1-9 Written in Chiapas, Mexico, 1954. Recorded at Neal Cassady's home, San Jose, summer 1954. Previously unreleased.

1-10 Written in Paris, Dec. 1957. Recorded at The Library of Congress Recording Laboratory, Washington DC, Feb. 27, 1959. Previously available only from The Library of Congress, archive #LWO 2799.

2-1 Written in Paris, Dec. 1957 & New York City, 1959. Recorded at Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, Nov. 24, 1964. From the album Allen Ginsberg Reads Kaddish, Atlantic #4001, 1966.

2-2 Written in Paris, June 1958. Recorded at A&R Studios, New York City; & Bearsville Studios, Bearsville, NY, 1986. From the album The Lion For Real, Island/Great Jones #6004, 1989.

2-3 Written May 7, 1965. Recorded at Better Books Book Shop, London, 1965. From the album Cold Turkey Press/Klatco Present A Cold Turkey Press Special, Cold Turkey Klacto Presents #6802 944 [Holland], June 20, 1972.

2-4 Written at Primrose Hill, London, May 1965. Recorded at A&R Studios, New York City; & Bearsville Studios, Bearsville, NY, 1986. From the album The Lion For Real, Island/Great Jones #6004, 1989.

3-1 Written in London, July 29, 1967 (LSD) - August 3, 1967. Words recorded on The Richard Freeman Midnight Show, radio station KPFA, Berkley, July 2, 1971. Background track ("Some Breath [Ahhhhh]") from The Pequod Selected Readings, included in Panjandrum Press (magazine), San Francisco, Issue No. 1, 1972. Mixed at Digital Domain, Los Angeles, 1992. Previously unreleased version.

3-2 Written in New York City, 1960. Recorded at A&R Studios, New York City; & Bearsville Studios, Bearsville, NY, 1986. From the album The Lion For Real, Island/Great Jones #6004, 1989.

3-3 Written in New York City June 20, 1964. Recorded at SUNY, Buffalo, New York, Dec. 1968. From the album The Dial-A-Poem Poets: Disconnected, Giorno Poetry Systems #003, 1974.

3-4 to 3-9 Tuned by Allen Ginsberg in Cherry Valley, NY, 1968. Recorded at Apostolic Studios, New York City, June-July 1969. From the album Allen Ginsberg/William Blake: Songs Of Innocence And Experience, Verve/Forecast #3083, 1970.

3-10 Written July 29, 1966. Recorded in Buffalo, Feb. 5, 1968. From the album Mother Number 9, Mother #4 1968, 1968.

3-11 to 3-15 Tuned by Allen Ginsberg in Cherry Valley, NY, 1968. Recorded at Pacific High Studios, San Francisco, July-Aug. 1971. Previously unreleased.

3-16 Tuned by Allen Ginsberg in Cherry Valley, NY, 1968. Recorded at The Record Plant, New York City, 1971. Remixed at Penguin Recording, Pasadena, 1992. Previously unreleased.

3-17 Written in London, June 8, 1965. Recorded at The Festival Of Two Words, Spoleto, Italy, July 8, 1967. From the album The World's Great Poets Reading At The Festival Of Two Worlds, Spoleto, Italy - American Poets: Ginsberg, Berryman, Corso, Applause Productions #412, 1968.

3-18 Written in California, Dec. 1965. Recorded at The Festival Of Two Words, Spoleto, Italy, July 8, 1967. From the album The World's Great Poets Reading At The Festival Of Two Worlds, Spoleto, Italy - American Poets: Ginsberg, Berryman, Corso, Applause Productions #412, 1968.

3-19 Tuned by Allen Ginsberg. Recorded at Pacific High Studios, San Francisco, July. Previously unreleased.

3-20 Written while driving south across Kansas, Feb. 4, 1966. Recorded in New York City, 1992. Previously unreleased.

3-21 Tuned by Allen Ginsberg in Cherry Valley, NY, 1968. Recorded at De Kosmos, Amsterdam, Nov. 28, 1979. From the EP Blake's Greatest Hits, Blue Moon #40187, 1982.

3-22 Witten in New York City, spring/fall 1949. Recorded at the 92nd Street YM & YWHA, New York City, Dec. 3, 1970. Previously unreleased.

4-1 Written between Frankfurt & New York, Dec. 15, 1980. Recorded live on cassette at Bond's Casino, Times Square, New York City, June 10, 1981. Previously unreleased.

4-2 Written in Baoding, China, Nov. 23, 1984. Recorded at A&R Studios, New York City; & Bearsville Studios, Bearsville, NY, 1986. Previously unreleased.

4-3 Written in New York City & elsewhere, 1972-1976. Recorded in New York City at Secret Sound, Mar. 23, 1976; CBS Recording Studio 1, June 2, 1976. From the album First Blues, John Hammond #37673, 1983.

4-4 Written in New York City, Nov. 17 1971. Recorded at The Record Plant, New York City, Nov. 1971. From the album First Blues, John Hammond #37673, 1983. Remixed at Penguin Recording, Pasadena, 1993. Previously unreleased mix.

4-5 Written in Western U.S., May 1968. Recorded at the Poetry International Festival, Rotterdam, Holland, 1973. From the album Poetry International Festival, Rotterdamse Kunststichting #6810 459, 1974.

4-6 Written in The Intercontinental Hotel bar, Managua, Nicaragua, Jan. 25, 1982. Recorded in New Smyrna Beach, FL., 1984. Remixed at Penguin Recording, Pasadena, 1993. Previously unreleased.

4-7 Written in New York City, Feb. 1973. Recorded on a Wallensack tape recorder in the Chelsea Hotel, New York City, 1973. Previously unreleased version from the First Blues sessions (Folkways #37560).

4-8 Written at The Hotel Subrovka, Dubrovnik, Yugoslavia, Oct. 14, 1980. Produced for Wax Trax. Recorded at Free Reelin' Sound, Denver, 1981. Alekos single #001, 1981.

4-9 Written on New York City subway Oct. 17, 1975. Recorded in New York City at Secret Sound, Mar. 23, 1976; CBS Recording Studio 1, June 2, 1976. From the album First Blues, John Hammond #37673, 1983.

4-10 Written in New York City & other places, 1971-1991. Recorded at The Poetry Project, St. Mark's Church, New York City, May 12, 1993. Previously unreleased.

4-11 Written between Denver & New York City, Oct. 30, 1981. Recorded in Santa Monica, Feb. 23, 1982. Remixed at Penguin Recording, Pasadena, 1993. Previously unreleased.

4-12 Written Aug. 1968. Recorded on The Richard Freeman Midnight Show, radio station KPFA, Berkley, July 2, 1971. Previously unreleased.

4-13 Written in New York City, Nov. 14-16, 1971. 1971 Session: Recorded at The Record Plant, New York City, Nov. 1971. Previously unreleased. 1983 Session (opening & closing): Recorded at Milkweg, Amsterdam, Holland, 1983. From the album September On Jessore Road, Soyo #0001, 1992. Remixed at Sorcerer Sound, New York City, 1993. Remixed version previously unreleased.

4-14 Written over Lake Michigan, July 8, 1976. Recorded at ZBS Media, Ft. Edwards, NY, 1981. From the album First Blues, John Hammond #37673, 1983.

4-15 Written at St. Mark's Place, New York City, Christmas 1981. Recorded at The William S. Burroughs River City Reunion, Lawrence, KS, Sept. 1989. Previously unreleased.

4-16 Written in New York City, Mar. 31, 1992. Recorded at The Poetry Project, St. Mark's Church, New York City, May 12, 1993. Previously unreleased.

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